Washington state offers online voter registration. You can register by mail to vote in Washington by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office. You can also register to vote in person if you prefer.
You can register or update your address online or by mail until 8 days before an election. You may also register in-person through Election Day. Registration forms submitted by mail need to be received, not postmarked by the 8-day deadline.
Election Day is Nov. 3, 2020.
- Online: Oct. 26
- By mail: Received by Oct. 26
- In person: Nov. 3
- The deadline to update an existing voter registration with a new name or address is Monday, October 26, 2020
Absentee Ballot Deadlines:
- Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3
- Return in person: Nov. 3 by 8:00 p.m.
How to Vote in King County
Oct. 16 - Nov. 3, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
King County Ballot Drop Boxes
Remember to deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day! If you are returning your ballot by mail, make sure they are postmarked by Election Day (but really, why wait)!
South Seattle College has two King County Ballot Drop Boxes located on our campuses. All drop boxes will officially open on Oct. 15, 2020 and will be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All ballot boxes will close at 8 p.m. on Election Day (Nov. 3, 2020).
Drop Box Locations
South Seattle College (West Seattle Campus)
At the entrance to the Robert Smith Building. (campus map)
6000 16th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98106
7054 32nd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118
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